Editorial: Keeping ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Killer’s Records Secret Is Nuts – Hartford Courant

Federal law allows public access to medical and psychiatric records 50 years after a patient’s death “for historical purposes.” But not Connecticut. Not even when the patient is as historic a figure as the murderer who inspired the movie and Continue reading Editorial: Keeping ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Killer’s Records Secret Is Nuts – Hartford Courant

OUR VIEW: Secrets and old lace – The Bristol Press

Records related to the mental hospital incarceration of a serial killer who inspired the play and 1944 movie “Arsenic and Old Lace” don’t have to be made public, the state Supreme Court ruled in a decision released Monday. The Associated Continue reading OUR VIEW: Secrets and old lace – The Bristol Press

Old lace and a new case – Meriden Record-Journal

Published: January 25, 2015 | Last Modified: January 25, 2015 01:01AM Is a person who was convicted of poisoning two people in the 1920s — who then spent the rest of her life in a state-run psychiatric hospital and has Continue reading Old lace and a new case – Meriden Record-Journal

Supreme Court Hears ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Records Case – CTnow.com

  Perhaps one of the most unassuming serial killers of all time, she ran the Archer Home for Elderly and Indigent Persons in Windsor from 1907 to 1916. During this time 60 people died at the Archer Home, among them Continue reading Supreme Court Hears ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Records Case – CTnow.com